Here are links to the first three articles in this series: Introduction, Ad Hominem, Strawman.
This is probably one of the most common fallacies you'll come across. To beg the question is essentially assuming what you're trying to prove. But if you're trying to prove something, then assuming it implicitly in a premise of your argument won't be convincing, even though the argument is a valid one.
Read more at the Life Training Institute blog.
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